Sphingidae Macroglossinae Macroglossini Choerocampina Hyles livornica Hyles tithymali
Hyles nicaea (de Prunner, 1798)
Greater Spurge Hawk-moth
Sphinx nicéa, Sphinx de l'euphorbe de Nice

Genus: Hyles Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (genus):
   Celerio Agassiz, 1846
   Danneria Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Eremohyles Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Hawaiina Tutt, 1903
   Hippohyles Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Rommeliana Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Surholtia Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Thaumas Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998
   Turneria Tutt, 1903
   Weissmannia Tutt, 1904
  Synonyms (species):
   cyparissiae Hübner, [1813]

Adult:
H. nicaea (© Tony Pittaway)
Adult
(Photo by Tony Pittaway, Sphingidae of the Western Palaearctic)

Larva:
H. nicaea (© Tony Pittaway)
Larva, France
(Photo by Tony Pittaway, Sphingidae of the Western Palaearctic)
H. nicaea (© Tony Pittaway)
Larva
(Photo by Tony Pittaway, Sphingidae of the Western Palaearctic)

Foodplants:
Euphorbia, E. nicaeensis

To know more about:
A.R. Pittaway - Sphingidae of the Western Palaearctic - Hyles nicaea page

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